Committee Meets with Minister of Environment and Parks

Minister Nixon updates the committee on Resolutions 2-21, 2-19, 5-19, 4-18, E3-17 On August 10, the Committee was pleased to meet with Minister Nixon, Deputy Minister Bev Yee and various ADMs and department staff for a virtual half hour discussion of the active resolutions sent to Environment and Parks. Minister Nixon and his staff were …

Highways and Weeds

Timely reminders for the upcoming growing season. Resolution 1-17 The ASBPC recently met with Darren Davidson, Regional Director and Rob Huston, Operations Manager with Alberta Transportation to discuss plans for the upcoming field season. Here are a few things to keep in mind as weeds start popping up along Alberta's highways this summer: Contractors require …

Weeds and Highways

Resolution 1-17 Enforcement of the Weeds Act along highways in the province continues to be limited by provincial budget constraints. The proactive approach planned by the Ministry of Transportation has been put on hold and ASBs are not likely to see a blanket plan like the Integrated Vegetation Management Plan agreed on for 2017 to …

Integrated Vegetation Management Planning

Fostering collaboration for efficient use of scarce resources. Resolution 1-17 On September 1, 2020 the ASB Provincial Committee met with Deputy Minister Rae-Ann Lajeunesse and Assistant Deputy Minister Tom Loo from the Ministry of Transportation to discuss the conclusion of the 2017-2019 Integrated Vegetation Management plan, and the possibility of creating another 3 year plan. …